GIST: Legendary Musician Ray Phiri Is Dead

Ray-Phiri-300x200 GIST: Legendary Musician Ray Phiri Is Dead

Veteran jazz musician Ray Phiri has died. He died Wednesday morning sorrounded by family and friends.

A family spokes person Paul Nkanyane told TshisaLive, “He had been battling for a while and his family were told that it wouldn’t be that long. He died surrounded by friends and family and looked peaceful as he passed.We are devastated and, naturally, asked why this has happened. But we are coming to terms with the loss because we understand that this is life and we have to be strong,” Paul said.

Ray Phiri was the founding member of the Cannibals in the 1970s


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